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"Scaling Back" Hits Hockey Sites

01/20/2023 at 12:12pm EST

from J.J. from Kansas of Winging It In Motown,

I’m fewer than 30 minutes removed from learning via various channels that Vox Media, who owns SB Nation and this site took part in massive “scaling back” announcements. That means people losing their jobs and sites losing their financial support. About five minutes after that, I got an email that Winging it in Motown is among those sites.

So far what I have been told is that there is more information coming to help us plan for this transition and that they don’t intend to actually shutter WIIM. I currently don’t know what that means and I don’t know the direction I’ll choose to go when I do know more.

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TreKronor

they don’t intend to actually shutter WIIM.

That's unfortunate, at least unless you are into sites with rumors and fake "sources".

SteebTreKronor

Okay, how about ONE example of WIIM posting rumors and fake sources. Just one. 

SteebTreKronor

Do me a favor and look up the times when they posted rumors and fake sources. And then post it here. 

rwbill

JJ used to be a regular here.  Met him in Detroit at the first or second, or maybe both, Herm to Hockeytown events.

HippyDave

Sorry to hear about all this, J.J.  Maybe Paul has a corner of the site available for you?  :)

SteebHippyDave

Not to disparage Kate in any way, but JJ does run a tight game blog...

KateSteeb

It’s all good. J.J. is one of the 19. WIIM is widely read by many of us……😉

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